Susan Wills Pope
Susan opened her own shop in Paignton Devon in 1972 after 7 years training as a florist. The business has developed into 4 shops in the Torbay area. Susan has entered many competitions representing the South West in the Interflora Florist of the year on 3 occasions. Susan was invited to exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show several times and has won many medals including a Gold, before being invited to Judge at the show.
Susan’s trained as a judge over two years on the Interflora Judges Course and also on the Federation of European Union Professional Florist (now Florint) course in Holland.
As well as judging at the Chelsea Flower Show Susan has judged at many Interflora floristry competitions including the Interflora Florist of the Year and the British Florist Association’s final and regional heats and selection competitions for the Eurofleurs and Europa Cup competitions.
Susan has been fortunate in travelling to see different floristry competitions around the world, including, Norway, Belgium, Holland and the Interflora World Cup Competitions in the USA, Australia and China.